EXTERNAL AFFAIRS & RELATIONS DIVISION (EARD)

The External Affairs & Relations Division (EARD) has the mission to identify concerns, issues, programs and services where CCCI can be of assistance; to develop viable programs and strategies for advocacy to make the CCCI a major catalyst in the promotion of a healthy business environment and relations and linkages with the multi-sectoral community; to promote and institutionalize partnerships with local, regional, national and international organizations; and to enhance CCCI’s image especially with the general public. EARD accomplishes its mandate through the preparation of advocacy and research papers; media relations; provision of staff support to the EARD committees that liaison with the various government and non-government bodies with which the CCCI has established formal linkages.

SERVICES

Business Advocacy – A service designed to uphold the interest of business through a system of consultations, dialogues and lobbying with concerned institutions, government agencies and local government units.  A lobbying mechanism on various issues, policies, programs and projects all geared towards the development and enhancement of business to make CCCI a major catalyst in the promotion of a healthy business environment for Cebu and the region. (Click on this link for Position Paper, Laws and Ordinances)

Image promotion – The media relations component of CCCI is primarily tasked to provide relevant and updated information on business and business-related subjects through press and photo releases, press briefings and conferences, road shows and interviews.  (Click on this link for News and Picture Gallery)

Linkages with government and non-government organizations and peoples organizations – A service designed to establish relations and linkages with government, the multi-sectoral community; local, regional, national and international organizations. It also fosters a strong partnership with the local and national government units and agencies, non-government organizations for the establishment of viable programs and strategies for economic development. (Click on this link for GO/NGO Matrix)

Publications and Presentations – Its major task is the development and production of Chamber publications like newsletters and annual reports which are regularly disseminated to all members.  In addition, presentation materials for the various internal and external functions/invitations of the CCCI are provided here. (Click on this link for the latest Chamber Chamber Update)

Outreach Project – A service assistance to calamity victims in the community by providing financial aid, materials and goods with the help of the various CCCI member- companies. This is also one way of encouraging members to exercise Corporate Social Responsibility.

 

 

CONTACT

 

ANA MARIE C. CABIGAS                                              NOVA NHIE CRUZ

EARD Head                                                                  EARD Officer

Tel. 232-1421 to 24 Local 105                                         Tel. 232-1421 to 24 Local 106

 

 

GARY B. PALOMA

EARD Officer

Tel. 232-1421 to 24 Local 106

 

 

 

 

 

VICE PRESIDENT FOR EXTERNAL AFFAIRS               Mr. Benjamin S. Avila

                                                                                    Principal Architect

                                                                                    AVILA ARCHITECTS

Cebu City

                                   

 

COMMITTEES & CHAIRPERSONS

TO BE UPDATED:

Ecozone  study group                                      Mr. Geronimo Sta. Ana

                                                                        Consultant

                                                                        C.L. MANABAT AND COMPANY

                                                                        Cebu City

 

Adopt a police station project                          Mr. Jose Ng

                                                                       

HANOVER HOLDINGS CO., INC.

                                                                        Mandaue City

 

TOURISM                                                         Dr. Mila C. Espina

                                                                        CEO/Proprietress

SPEECHCOM TRAINING CENTER

Cebu City

NRA BEAUTIFICATION PROJECT /                   Mr. Felix Taguiam

TRANSPORTATION                                          President

DECO SALES, INC.

Cebu City

 

TAXATION                                                        Mr. Renato Avila

                                                                        President

JESA MANAGEMENT CORPORATION

Cebu City

 

CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY          Mr. Virgilio Espeleta

                                                                        Chief Operating Officer

JULIE’S FRANCHISE CORPORATION

Cebu City

CORPORATE GOVERNANCE                            Ms. Madeira Vestil

Partner In-charge

SYCIP, GORRES, VELAYO & CO.

Cebu City

POWER CORE COMMITTEE                             Mr. Carlos Co

                                                                        President

CEBU OVERSEA HARDWARE CO., INC.

Cebu City

Labor Relation                                                 Mr. Edgar Godinez

                                                                        Managing Director

MARCIA GARMENTS

Mandaue City                                                   

 

Environment                                                    Mr. Ramon Quisumbing

                                                                                                Proprietor

MYRA’S PENSIONNE, INC.

Cebu City

                                   

Water and other utilities                                   Mr. Manuel Granada

                                                                        President

FAST CARGO LOGISTICS CORPORATION

Mandaue City

                       

Infrastructure and Housing                               Archt. Benjamin Avila

                                                                        Principal Architect

AVILA ARCHITECT

Cebu City

Disaster Coordinating Committee                     Mr. Jose Mari Bigornia

                                                                        President

COLLEGE OF TECHNOLOGICAL SCIENCES-CEBU

Cebu City

 

Wholesale and Retail Trade                              Mr. Geronimo Sta. Ana

                                                                        Consultant

                                                                        C.L. MANABAT AND COMPANY

Cebu City

 

Health                                                              Dr. Vicente Ynclino

                                                                        Proprietor/ Owner

GLOBAL OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH

MANAGEMENT SERVICES

Cebu City

Workforce Education & Development               OPEN

Legislative Affairs                                            OPEN

Peace and Order                                              OPEN  

Public relation and communication                 OPEN

Industry academe linkages                               OPEN

Gender in Development                                    OPEN